September 2011


September 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

TORAÑO FAMILY CIGAR CO. CONTINUES TO STREANGTHEN ITS TEAM AS JACK TORAÑO JOINS THE FAMILY BUSINESS (Miami, FL) September 29, 2011— Toraño Family Cigar Co. has taken another step to strengthen its team as President Charlie Toraño is proud to announce the hiring of fellow family member Jack Toraño as the Marketing & Customer Relations Manager. Jack Toraño brings along an excellent reputation for customer service, branding, and public relations. The addition of Jack Toraño […]

Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon 12 year old

September 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon 12 Year Old Country: American Whiskey Distillery: Heaven Hill Bottler: Heaven Hill Distillation Date: 1999 Style: Bourbon Whiskey Bottling Date: Unknown Alcohol: 47% by volume Price: ~ $40.00 usd Behind The Booze: Although the name has somewhat disappeared into history, Elijah Craig was actually the name of a reverend who lived in Virgina in the Late 1700’s. For those who are into the history of whisky making this may be […]

What A Month!

September 25, 2011 // 2 Comments

The title says it all – for me this has been the month from hell! I don’t want to bore you all with the details – but suffice to say I have resigned from my position at the bank. No ranting or cussing on this one guys, can’t burn a bridge you might have to cross later. Then to throw another wrench into things, Jen and I will be celebrating our 1 year wedding anniversary […]

Zino Platinum Master Edition 2010

September 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

Size: 5.5 x 50 ( Robusto Grande ) Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sun Grown Criollo Binder and Filler: Connecticut Broadleaf, San Vicente Ligero from the Dominican Republic, Peruvian Seco, Jalapa Especial Ligero from Nicaragua and Honduran Jamastran Seco Strength: Medium to High Medium Price: ~ $15.00 USD Behind The Stick: I don’t know about you, but when I hear the name Zino I immediately think high class, expensive, and great delivery – not only because of the […]

General Cigar Announces Sherwin Seltzer’s Retirement

September 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

General Cigar Announces Sherwin Seltzer’s Retirement Richmond, VA—General Cigar announces today that industry veteran Sherwin Seltzer will retire at the end of October, thus concluding a storied career spanning more than half a century in the premium cigar category. “There comes a time when you have to stop and do something else. I’ve had a great run in this business but at this stage in my life, I want to devote my time to Iris, […]

Viaje Holiday Blend

September 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

Size: 5 x 54 ( Robusto Larga ) Wrapper: Nicaraguan Crillio Binder and Filler: Nicaraguan Strength: Price: Give or take $10.00 usd per Behind The Stick: Ah hah – Finally a cigar thats a little harder to find, a little more special and has a reputation to follow it, although not always a good one. This is a Viaje ‘Limited Edition’ Holiday Blend 2009 – more of a limited production though, being that only 3000 […]

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